Thirteenth WTO Ministerial Conference
26-29 February 2024 Abu Dhabi (UAE)
The WTO's 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) will take place from 26 to 29 February 2024 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Ministers from across the world will attend to review the functioning of the multilateral trading system and to take action on the future work of the WTO. The Conference will be chaired by H.E. Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Trade.
The accreditation process for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to attend MC13 is ongoing.
The application period for NGOs requesting to attend the conference closed at midnight GMT on 24 November 2023. NGOs whose application has been approved may list their individual representatives attending the conference (up to a maximum of four) until midnight GMT on 26 January 2024.
Accredited NGO representatives may pick up their MC13 badges from the Marina Hall at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Further information will be provided when available.
Accreditation for MC13 does not automatically grant entry into the United Arab Emirates. Further information on visa requirements is available here.
NGO representatives attending MC13 are advised to use the ADNEC hotel booking platform to reserve their accommodation in Abu Dhabi.
MC13 will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 26 to 29 February 2024. Practical information for journalists attending the Conference is provided on the link below.